19.640 Macroergonomics: A comprehensive approach to Job and Organizational Design

Macroergonomics: A comprehensive approach to Job and Organizational Design

Course Details
Min Credits 3
Max Credits 3
Course ID 35457
Status Active

The purpose of this course is to introduce students to the Macroergonomics field. Macroergoniomics, also known as the third generation of ergonomics, is a top-down sociotechnical systems approach to the design of organizations, work systems, and jobs. The goal of macroergonomics is a fully harmonized work system at both the macro- and micro-ergonomic level which results in improved productivity, job satisfaction, health and safety, and employee commitment.

Pre/Co-Requisites: Pre-Req: 19.525 Industrial Hygiene & Ergonomics.